Technical Advisor

Catholic Relief Services

CRS is a humanitarian agency working to alleviate suffering and provide assistance to people in 93 countries. In Nepal CRS is working to help the people of Gorkha after the devastating earthquakes of 2015. We have a long- term commitment to provide high quality assistance to help vulnerable groups recover and develop their livelihoods and to build back better. CRS…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Lalitpur
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive /
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    Job Level : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : 3 year
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Dec 15, 2020

Job Description

CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting diseases, poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal has been implementing emergency response and recovery (Include Covid-19) program in Nepal, and further plans to extend sustainable livelihood development program in various districts of Nepal. Additionally, CRS is implementing USAID supported livelihood technical assistance program Farmer to Farmer (F2F) in Bagmati Province, Province 5, Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal since March 2017.

A detailed job description for the above positions can be obtained by contacting CRS Human Resources Office at HRNepal@crs.org

Required Qualification & Experience

Technical Advisor I – Livelihoods (1 Position-Based in Lalitpur). Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Economics, Rural Development, Enterprise Development or other fields related to livelihoods.

Minimum of two years relevant work experience in same level of technical role, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of five years relevant and progressive field-based experience in livelihoods programming. Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in Agriculture, Market-based Livelihoods, Value Chains and Private Sector Engagement.

General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach. Experience in project design and proposal development. Experience in writing content for proposals. Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices. Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.

How to Apply

Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to HRNepal@crs.org by close of business on 22 December 2020. In the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for.

By applying to this job, you as the candidate, understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, you understand that if you are a successful candidate, you will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and your personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate your behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  The reimbursement for lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview. CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply. CRS Nepal provides many benefits for its staff members including staff development opportunities, paid maternity and paternity leave, nursing hours for nursing mothers, per diems for the child of the staff when staff travel out of station on official business etc.